Oct 8, 2012 8:00pm EDT
carnegie mellon, and you talked a little bit about the regulatory process, the slowness of the process and the fcc's -- the way the fcc does business. i want to get your further thoughts on that and also get you to reflect on your first few months on the federal communications commission. >> guest: well, thank you for the question, and thanks again for having me. it's a privilege to be on the show. at carnegie mellon, one of the things i tried to identify was ways that the fcc could establish a regulatory framework that would allow the ict or information and communications technology sector, to really be a leader in job creation and economic growth. it historically has been one of the most dynamic parts of the economy, but in recent years if you look at the statistics from the labor department, job growth and economic growth has slowed. i identified three basic areas where i thought the fcc could do more in those, with respect to the ict sector. number one, it was more internal. the fcc should act at the same pace as the industry that it regulates. one of the things i've heard from a numbe
Oct 6, 2012 5:30pm EDT
communicator's." you spoke to carnegie mellon get -- carnegie mellon. the wavy fcc does business. i want you to get your thoughts on that and reflect on your first few months. >> thank you for having made. one -- one of the things i tried to identify what ways the fcc could establish a regulatory framework in the communications technology sector. be a leader in that job creation and economic growth. it is one of the more dynamic parts of the economy. if you look at the statistics, job growth and economic growth has slowed in that department. identified three areas where the fcc could do more with respect to the it sector. to the it sector.
Oct 26, 2012 12:00pm EDT
on robotics and biotechnology which is centered around the university's carnegie-mellon and university of pittsburgh. how many jobs you can create in those sectors and how quickly you can, paul krugman saying in the times if you didn't know what was going on in the u.s. economy you would think from reading the obama plan america was a place where workers with the right skills were in high demand so our big problem was not that enough people have those skills. five or ten years from now america might look like that. right now, however, we're still living in a depressed economy offering poor prospects for everyone including the highly educated. >> it's just that there's those low skilled or unskilled manufacturing jobs employed millions of people. those aren't coming back. we've lost over 2 million manufacturing jobs overall since the clinton era. we are on that decline. we're looking for the next big thing. what is the next big industry that can employ millions of people. everyone is searching for that, hoping for that. high-tech manufacturing is important. it doesn't require
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
in pittsburgh as a grad student at carnegie mellon. >>> today army officials will hear arguments about why the fort hood shooting suspect should keep his beard. a judge told major nadal hasan that he must shave before his court marshall but he charged it because he says it violates its religious rights as a muslim. hasan is accused of killing 13 people at the texas army post in 2009. >>> and the parents of two virginia tech students who were killed in the shooting there back in 2007 want to take the school's president to court. they're trying to file suit against university president charles w.steiger for wrongful death. 32 people were killed in that shooting. >>> maryland health officials say they're still trying to contact about 1,500 people who may be linked to the meningitis outbreak. that's according to "the baltimore sun" newspaper. at last count, the cdc reported 138 people had fungal meningitis from a contaminated steroid injection. 12 victims have died. one in maryland and one in virginia among them. the steroid shots commonly used the treat back pain came from the new e
Oct 24, 2012 8:00am PDT
own hall of fame as well? jenna: i did not know that. jon: carnegie mellon university creativeness. the inductees include wall-e and a pac-bot.
Oct 24, 2012 11:00am EDT
not know that. jon: carnegie mellon university creativeness. the inductees include wall-e and a pac-bot. and in educational robot use to teach science and engineering come and